Mert Elçin


+90 212 260 3400

Mert Elçin

+90 212 260 3400


Mert Elçin is a Counsel in the Istanbul office.

Mert has more than 10 years of experience in corporate, M&A and banking and finance transactions as well as regulatory matters and has represented clients from a wide range of sectors, in particular banks, brokers, insurers, asset managers, investment funds and other market participants from the financial services industry; venture capital firms, founders, angel and private equity investors; and companies focusing on such businesses as life sciences and healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications, retail and manufacturing.

He is also experienced handling international arbitration.


  • 2012: European University Institute, Department of Law, Florence, Italy, PhD in Law (Full Scholarship from Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for PhD Studies)
  • 2006: Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium, LL.M. In International and Comparative Law, Summa cum Laude
  • 2004: Marmara University, Faculty of Law, LL.B


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